Councillors have decided not to relax planning conditions to try to resolve a dispute that is holding up a major 3,000-home development in Aberdeen. The £700 million scheme at Countesswells, west of Hazlehead Park, was approved last October but work is being delayed because of a ‘Section 75’ di
Plans to demolish a former Aberdeen hotel and build affordable housing have been granted conditional approval. Members of Aberdeen City Council’s planning development management committee agreed to grant detailed planning permission for the Cloverleaf Hotel site in Bucksburn, subject to a legal ag
(from left) Gordon Edwards, Grampian Housing Association; Neil Clapperton, Grampian Housing Association; Margaret Burgess MSP, Doug McLeod, Barrat Homes Grampian Housing Association celebrated a double achievement as it officially opened its 3,000th property built for social rent and also marked its
Aberdeen City Council has improved how it is run in recent years and has plans for further changes but a great deal more work is needed to deliver these, according to the Accounts Commission. A new report out today examines progress at the council following changes in management structures and polit
Aberdeen city councillors seized a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to kick-start a 20-year regeneration programme for the city centre. The principles of the Aberdeen City Centre Masterplan outlined in a presentation by independent consultants BDP were unanimously accepted – with further det
Proposals multi-million pound regeneration of Aberdeen city centre which could include up to 1,600 new homes have been revealed. Published yesterday by planning consultants BDP, the proposals identified 49 projects across four masterplan themes spanning 20 years.
New developments with a total of 179 new council houses could be built in Aberdeen with the prospect of more to come, according to reports. The former Smithfield School site has been earmarked for 99 units and Manor Walk for 80.
A new £5.5 million homelessness accommodation centre and support facility has been officially opened in Aberdeen. The Aberdeen City Council facility, built on the site of the former Victoria House on West North Street, was opened during a ceremony led by city council communities, housing and infras
A social enterprise has helped around 4,500 elderly and disabled people repair and improve their homes in the past year. Aberdeen Care and Repair is a social enterprise service providing free advice and technical assistance on home repairs, improvements and adaptations for over 60s and disabled peop